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57 min ago | CBS Local

High School Vice Principal Rescued From South Korean Ferry Hangs Self ...

South Korean Coast Guard and rescue teams search for missing passengers at the site of the sunken ferry off the coast of Jindo Island on April 17, 2014 in Jindo-gun, South Korea.

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5 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Captain of Korea ferry may not have been on bridge

The investigation into the sinking of a ferry in South Korea has focused on the role of the 69-year old captain and the crew of the ship.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still missing Friday and feared dead.

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Sunherald.com

Vietnam pulls out of hosting Asian Games

"Hosting this could help us promote the country's image and position. However if the hosting is not properly and successfully prepared, it will have the opposite effect," the statement said.

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KFMB-TV San Diego

Confused, chaotic scene described on sinking ferry

There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilize the listing vessel before ordering its evacuation, a crewman said Thursday.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Death toll jumps to 20 in S. Korea ferry disaster

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TheCourier.com

Classmates celebrating 60th birthday among missingA relative of a...

A relative of a passenger aboard a sunken ferry weeps at a port in Jindo, South Korea, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Lincoln Daily News

Divers Search For Hundreds Missing After Korean Ferry Accident

Rescuers fought rising wind, strong waves and murky water on Thursday as they searched for hundreds of people, most of them teenaged schoolchildren, missing after a South Korean ferry capsized more than 24 hours ago.

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National Public Radio

Classmates Celebrating 60th Birthday Among Missing

Kim Jeong-keun woke up on his cabin bed to find out his friends had smeared lipstick on his face while he had been asleep, a prank harking back to their school days.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Courier News

Families cling to hope, texts amid ferry disaster

Families of missing passengers showed anger and anguish Thursday as they protested the South Korean government's handling of the Sewol ferry sinking as an increasingly anxious search continued for 287 passengers still missing a day after the ferry capsized off the southern coast of South Korea carrying 475 people.

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LBC 97.3

VideoFerry Disaster: Video Shot As Ship Capsized

Video footage has emerged from inside the South Korean ferry apparently showing passengers in life jackets as the boat began to sink.

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Newsday

South Korea ferry disaster leaves 3 dead, 292 missing

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WGBH

Hundreds Missing After Ferry Sinks Off South Korea's Coast

About 300 people, many of them high school students and teachers who were on a trip to a resort island, were missing Wednesday after a ferry disaster off the southern coast of South Korea.

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KOAT-TV

Survivors tell of panic on board ferry

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Rediff.com

PHOTOS: 104 missing in South Korean ferry disaster

CNN reported quoting South Korean authorities that 386 passengers had been rescued and that 104 remain unaccounted for.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WBTV

1 dead, after ferry sinks off South Korean coast

Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Rescue at sea: South Korean passenger ship in distress

A South Korean passenger ship, with more than 400 passengers on board, is seen listing heavily in the sea off Jindo.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Asia News Network

SEOUL: Korean Air, Asiana Airlines bet big on Paris routes

South Korea's two top airlines - Korean Air and Asiana Airlines - are pouring more resources into the lucrative Incheon-Paris route with the aim of appealing to high-spending travellers, and more importantly, to restore profit.

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Norwalk Citizen News

I Thought Everyone Was Exaggerating About How Great The Airport In...

Since I live on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, I try to fly out of New York's LaGuardia Airport whenever I can.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

WLBT-TV Jackson

Late venue switch for The Championship

The European Tour has been forced to move one of its events from South Korea to Singapore with only three weeks' notice because of "staging issues."

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